ENGINEERING SERVICES EXAMINATION,
A combined competitive examination for recruitment to the Services/ posts
mentioned in para 2 below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission at
AGARTALA, AHMEDABAD, AIZAWL, ALIGARH, ALLAHABAD, BANGALORE, BAREILLY, BHOPAL,
CHANDIGARH, CHENNAI, CUTTACK, DEHRADUN, DELHI, DHARWAD, DISPUR, GANGTOK,
HYDERABAD, IMPHAL, ITANAGAR, JAIPUR, JAMMU, JORHAT, KOCHI (COCHIN), KOHIMA,
KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MADURAI, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PANAJI (GOA), PATNA, PORT BLAIR,
RAIPUR, RANCHI, SAMBALPUR, SHILLONG, SHIMLA, SRINAGAR, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM,
TIRUPATI, UDAIPUR AND VISHAKHAPATNAM commencing on 14th May, 2011 in accordance
with the Rules published by the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) in the
Gazette of India Extra- ordinary dated the 8th January, 2011.
THE CENTRES AND THE DATE OF HOLDING THE EXAMINATION AS MENTIONED ABOVE ARE
LIABLE TO BE CHANGED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COMMISSION. WHILE EVERY EFFORT
WILL BE MADE TO ALLOT THE CANDIDATES TO THE CENTRE OF THEIR CHOICE FOR
EXAMINATION, THE COMMISSION MAY, AT THEIR DISCRETION ALLOT A DIFFERENT CENTRE TO
A CANDIDATE WHEN CIRCUMSTANCES SO WARRANT. CANDIDATES ADMITTED TO THE
EXAMINATION WILL BE INFORMED OF THE TIME TABLE AND PLACE OR PLACES OF
The candidates should note that no request for change of centre will normally
be entertained. However, when a candidate desires a change in centre from the
one he had indicated in his Application Form for the Examination, he must send a
letter addressed to the Controller of Examination, Union Public Service
Commission giving full justification as to why he desires a change in centre.
Such requests will be considered on merits but requests received in the
Commission’s Office after 7th March, 2011 will not be entertained under any
circumstances nor will such communications be replied to.
(A) Recruitment on the results of this examination will be made to the
Services/ Posts under the following categories:-
- Category I—Civil Engineering.
- Category II—Mechanical Engineering.
- Category III—Electrical Engineering.
- Category IV—Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering.
The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is
expected to be approximately 745 including 50 PH vacancies. The number of
vacancies is liable to alteration. Reservations will be made for candidates
belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and
Physically Disabled Category in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the
Government of India.
Eligibility Conditions (in brief)
(i) Age limits : 21-30 years as on 1.8.2011. (Upper age limit
relaxable for SCs/STs, OBCs and certain other categories as specified in Para
3(II) of Notice). (
ii) Educational Qualifications : Degree in Engineering or equivalent.
M.Sc Degree or its equivalent with Wireless Communication, Electronics, Radio
Physics or Radio Engineering as a special subject also acceptable for certain
posts. (See Para 3(III) of Notice).
(iii) Fee : Rs. 50 (Rupees fifty only) for ONLINE Application Rs.
100/- (Rupees one hundred only) for Candidates of Specified remote areas applyig
(No fee for Females/SCs/STs/Physically Handicapped only).
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:
1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION:
The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all
eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all
the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying
the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of Admission Certificate to
the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared
by the Commission. Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions
with reference to original documents only after the candiate has qualified for
2. HOW TO APPLY
(a) Candidates are required to apply Online only by using the website
www.upsconline.nic.in. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications
are available on the above mentioned website. However candidates residing in
certain remote areas specified in Para 6 of this Notice, may also apply through
offline mode, by using the common Application Form being used for examinations
conducted by the Commission. This form can be purchased from the designated Head
Post Offices/ Post Offices (specified in Appendix-III of the Notice) throughout
the country against cash payment of Rs. 20/- (Rupees twenty only). Each such
Form can be used only once and only for one examination.
In case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated
HPOs/ POs the candidates should immediately contact the concerned Post Master or
UPSC’s ‘‘FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL’’ over Telephone No.
011-23389366/Fax No. 011-23387310. It may be noted that all offline
applications, if any, received from candidates residing in normal areas/abroad,
shall be summarily rejected by the Commission. The option of offline application
is available only to candidates residing in specified remote areas.
(b) Candidates are advised to read carefully the Instructions for filling up
the Online Application Form given in Appendix-II (A) and Instructions for
Offline Applications given in Appendix-II (B) of this Notice.
3. LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :
(A) Online (From all candidates)
The Online Applicatios can be filled upto 7th February, 2011 till 11.59 PM after
which the link will be disabled.
(B) Offline (From candidates residing in specified remote areas only)
All Offline Applications from candidates residing in remote areas only,
specified in para 6 of this Notice must reach the "Controller of Examinations,
Union Public Service Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069
by Post/Speed Post only by 14th February, 2011. Candidates should note that no
application will be received by Hand or by Courier.
4. PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS (in Objective Type Papers) :
Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for
wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
5. FACILITATION COUNTER AND WEBSITE FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES :
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their
applications, candidature etc., candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation
Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone
Nos.011-23385271/011-23381125/011- 23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs.
and 17.00 hrs. The Commission also has Website at address : http://www.upsc.gov.in
over which the candidates can obtain details of the examination as well as
information about registration of their applications, venue of the examination
and results etc.
6. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS :
Candidates are advised to read carefully the Instructions/Guidelines for filling
up the Application Form (Appendix II) and “Special Instructions to the
Candidates for Conventional Type Tests and Objective Type Tests” (Appendix IV
Part A and Part B).
7. MOBILE PHONES NOT PERMITTED :
(a) Mobiles phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not
allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any
infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including
ban from future examinations.
(b) Candiates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned
items including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as
arrangements for safekeeping cannot be assured. Commission will not be
responsible for any loss in this regard.
8. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the
Examination Halls, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission
will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.
Note: Candidates are required to apply only through Online mode (except
candidates residing in remote areas specified in para 6 of this Notice who have
the option of applying through offline or online mode).
Important : Please ensure that you have
carefully encoded your subject. Test Booklet series and Roll Number. If you make
any mistake, erase it completely and remark correctly.
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